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Timing of treatment and pre-emptive analgesia
(CRC Press, 2003)
Survey of the prevalence of immunization non-compliance due to needle fears in children and adults
Needle fears are a documented barrier to immunization in children and adults. There is a paucity of data, however, regarding the prevalence of needle fears and their impact on immunization compliance. In this cross-sectional ...
Pain In Public and Private Places
(Elsevier Inc., 1995)
In the focus article, Sullivan challenges a commonly held view that pain is a private, subjective experience. He argues that our experience of pain Is inescapably conceptual, as It arises into our consciousness having been ...
Biomedical and Psychosocial Factors Associated with Disability After Peripheral Nerve Injury
(Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc, 2011-05)
Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biomedical and psychosocial factors associated with disability at a minimum of six months following upper-extremity nerve injury. Methods: This cross-sectional study ...
Variability in clinical practice guidelines for sweetening agents in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2009-02)
Objective: Sweetening agents have been recommended in position statements and consensus documents for procedural pain management in neonates; however, it is not clear if this has resulted in widespread adoption in ...
Effect of total-body prehabilitation on postoperative outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To systematically review the evidence of pre-operative exercise, known as ‘prehabilitation’, on peri- and postoperative outcomesin adult surgical populations.Design Systematic review and meta-analysis.Data sources ...
Validation of the numerical rating scale for pain intensity and unpleasantness in pediatric acute postoperative pain: sensitivity to change over time
This study evaluates the construct validity (including sensitivity to change) of the numerical rating scale (NRS) for pain intensity (I) and unpleasantness (U) and participant pain scale preferences in children/adolescents ...
Prospective diary study of nonpainful and painful phantom sensations in a preselected sample of child and adolescent amputees reporting phantom limbs.
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2004)
Objective: To prospectively study factors associated with the occurrence of phantom sensations and pains in a pre-selected sample of child and adolescent amputees reporting phantom limbs. Design: Prospective diary study ...
Pre-emptive analgesia: evidence, current status and future directions
(Greenwich Medical Media, 1995)
Although some studies of pre-emptive analgesia have reported small reductions in post-operative pain or analgesic consumption in favour of pre-incisional vs. post-incisional or post-operative treatment, most have not ...
Pregabalin Effective for the Prevention of Chronic Postsurgical Pain: Really? In response.
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013-02)